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Weekly Update 1/20/23

  • Hats off to a New Year! Service Learning Project sponsored by NJHS

Moore Square MS is partnering with Oak City Cares to collect new and gently used hats, gloves, jackets, and blankets for people experiencing homelessness! This collection will take place from January 23rd-27th in the main lobby during morning arrival time.

 

  • Magnet and Early College Info

    • October 14 - January 25: Magnet and Year-Round Application Period at wcpss.schoolmint.com

    • Magnet Schools Video - https://tinyurl.com/mrxydpan

    • High School Registration Events

      • Heritage High School Curriculum Night (flyer) - 2/16 @ 630pm

      • Apex Friendship High School Open House (flyer) - 2/9 6-8pm

      • Millbrook High School (flyer) - 2/9 @ 630p

      • Apex High School Rising Freshmen Night (flyer) - 2/22 @ 6-7:30

 

  • 8th Grade Families

Eighth-grade families interested in continuing on our magnet pathway to Enloe or other magnet high schools MUST apply by January 25th using https://wcpss.schoolmint.com/login 

 

  • Marbles Teen Play Corps

Applications are now being accepted for the 2023 class of Marbles Teen Play Corps. Marbles TPC is a leadership volunteer corps for rising 7th + graders who are interested in building leadership skills and working alongside Team Marbles to spark imagination, discovery, and learning. Marbles Teen Play Corps participants playfully engage with younger kids through hands-on learning and play in Marbles exhibits, programs, camps, events, and the community.

 Marbles Teen Play Corps is a great opportunity for students who love working with kids and who want to work on leadership skills. It gives them a chance to be role models for younger kids and learn alongside their peers. Opportunities for group get-togethers, additional training, and skills workshops will be available throughout the year.

You can find all the information at https://www.marbleskidsmuseum.org/teen-play-corps

 

  • 7th Grade Parents

Seventh-grade students have received a letter regarding the Signs of Suicide (SOS) Prevention Program. Mrs. Estes will present in Gardner's ELA classes on Tuesday, January 24th  and in Houston's ELA classes on Wednesday, January 25th.  The program provides suicide prevention training to students.  Students will learn about depression and suicide and to help them recognize warning signs and concerns in themselves or their friends. For more information, you can go online to  https://sossignsofsuicide.org 

  • Chess Club

We have updated meeting dates for the third quarter! All meetings are from 2:30-3:30 pm in Mrs. Meyers’ room 3313.

February 6 & 20

March 6 & 20

April 3 & 17

May 1 & 15

Reminders

 
  • 1/23/23-1/27/23: Hat’s Off to a New Year (cold weather clothing drive)
  • 1/23/23: Soccer Intramural 2:30-3:30

  • 1/24/23: Basketball Intramural 2:30-3:30, Fishing Club 2:30-3:30, Dungeons & Dragons Club 2:30-3:40

  • 1/26/23: Volleyball Intramural 2:30-3:30, Be the Man Club 2:30-4:00